Food > Agriculture

Opinion | 2018 Farm Bill Watch: A Sneak Attack on the Organic Standards?

3 monthes ago   |   By

It's not shocking that this Congress is attempting to roll back yet another regulation that protects our health and the environment. But the sneak attack on the U.S. Department of Agriculture organic standards unfolding in the Farm Bill process is surprising because organic is much more than a solution for public health and the planet. Organic farming is a bright spot in the U.S. rural economy. Data shows that it is more profitable for farmers , and that rural counties with many organic farms and businesses have higher household incomes and reduced poverty rates by as much as 1.35 percent...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Agriculture      Crops and Commodities      Farmers      Food Tank      Genetically Modified Organisms      Industrial Agriculture      Policy and Organizing      Public Health      Agriculture      Farm Bill      Farming      Fertilizer      GMO      National Organic Standards Board      Organic      Pat Roberts      Pesticides      Usda  


Low Carb/Keto Thai Basil Chicken

Low Carb/Keto Thai Basil Chicken

This Low Carb/Keto Friendly Thai Basil Chicken is ready in under 20 minutes and will likely become one of your favorite meals at home! Read more ...

Frito Pie

Frito Pie

Read more ...

Cardamom Sheet Cake with Caramel

Cardamom Sheet Cake with Caramel

This cardamom sheet cake dressed with a salted caramel cream cheese frosting and aromatic fresh peach topping is a delightful dessert! Read more ...

Lemon Layer Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Lemon Layer Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Makes 9-inch layer cake, serving 12 to 14 This a great cake with which to celebrate during the summer! The flavor of lemon against cream cheese frosting cannot be beaten. If... Read more ...

Nectarine pie

Nectarine pie

The ultimate summer pie: Delicious nectarine tatin with Grand Marnier and grated ginger. Read more ...

Gluten Free Applesauce Spice Cake

Gluten Free Applesauce Spice Cake

Gluten Free Applesauce Spice Cake with Raisins is a lovely, moist coffee cake for you to enjoy as a snack or for school lunch. Read more ...

Strawberry Shortcake No-Bake Icebox Cake

Strawberry Shortcake No-Bake Icebox Cake

Layer upon layer of cookies, cream and luscious strawberries make up this insanely simple and delicious no bake strawberry shortcake ice box cake recipe. The fabulous vanilla... Read more ...

Sriracha Honey Beef Stir Fry

Sriracha Honey Beef Stir Fry

Sriracha Honey Beef Stir Fry is an easy gluten-free dinner, stuffed with veggies and packed with flavour. A weeknight staple. Read more ...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Deliciously thick and creamy banana smoothie that is loaded with chocolate and peanut butter flavour! Read more ...

Spanish Shrimp Tapas With Chorizo

Spanish Shrimp Tapas With Chorizo

Spanish Shrimp Tapas. So good with the chorizo and fresh squeezed lemon. Read more ...